Red Beans And Quinoa
 
Roasted Red Pepper & Basil
Meatless
 
Ingredients
  1. 1 package NEAR EAST® Rasted Red Pepper & Basil Quinoa Blend
  2. 3/4 cup small red beans, canned with sauce
  3. 1/2 cup yellow onion, small dice
  4. 1/4 cup celery, small dice
  5. 1/4 cup green pepper, small dice
  6. 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  7. 2 1/4 cups water
  8. 1 teaspoon thyme, fresh picked
  9. 2 bay leaves
  10. 1 1/2 tablespoons Cajun-style seasoning
  11. 1 clove garlic, minced
  12. 2 tablespoons scallions, sliced thinly
  13. 2 tablespoons olive oil
  14. 1/2 teaspoon salt
Preparation Instructions
  1. Sautee onions in olive oil in a skillet or sauté pan.
  2. Add celery and peppers and sweat until half way cooked.
  3. Add tomato paste and cook until brownish red.
  4. Add 1 3/4 cup of water and the contents of the quinoa blend.
  5. Bring to a simmer, add Cajun-style seasoning, garlic, thyme and bay leaves.
  6. Cooked on medium heat for 10 minutes, add red beans and 1/2 cup water.
  7. Cook 8 more minutes, finish with scallions and salt to taste.
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